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Exhibition: MELANIE AUTHIER Contrarieties & Counterpoints

Posted in Arts & Culture
May 12, 2017 to Aug 19, 2017

Image: Melanie Authier, L.A. Flex (detail), 2015, acrylic on canvas, 152 x 170 cm.

 MELANIE AUTHIER Contrarieties & Counterpoints / Contrariétés et Contrepoints

COLLEGE ART GALLERIES

UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN

MAY 12 - AUGUST 19, 2017

CURATED BY ROBERT ENRIGHT 

OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, MAY 12 AT 7:30 PM, COLLEGE ART GALLERIES

The artist in dialogue with the curator: Melanie Authier and Robert Enright

THURSDAY, MAY 11 AT 12 NOON, GORDON SNELGROVE GALLERY

Artist statement:
I believe my work references and, at times, wrestles with the after-burn of painting’s past, art history with a capital “A.” It also works to carve out a space for itself in current dialogues and continues to look ahead at painting’s potential. So my preoccupying question is, “Where do we go from here?” -Melanie Authier (2015)

This exhibition is co-produced and circulated by the Thames Art Gallery. In collaboration with the Ottawa Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Guelph, Galerie de I’UQAM, MSVU Art Gallery and Musée régional de Rimouski.


 

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